09:21 | 20/03/2020 Cooperation
(VEN) -?The investors of Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City and its member council appointed Dr. Philipp R?sler as the President of the Advisory Council.
|Dr. Philipp R?sler|
In his capacity as President of the Advisory Council he will act as an international brand ambassador for bilateral Vietnam-German interests and facilitator for German investments and tenants for Deutsches Haus.
Dr. R?sler served as Vice Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany and Federal Minister of Economics and Technology. During his time as Federal Minister of Economics and Technology, Dr. R?sler led efforts to expand vocational training and fostered Hi-Tech entrepreneurship, particularly in the German start-up community. Dr. R?sler also previously held the role of Germany's Federal Minister of Health.
He has served as a Member of the Managing Board and Head of Regional and Government Engagement at the World Economic Forum (WEF), a Geneva-based not-for-profit foundation that is committed to improving the state of the world.
Horst Geicke, Chairman and Co-Investor of Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City, said: “Horst Pudwill and myself as the Chairmen & Investors are delighted and honored that Dr. R?sler accepted the appointment to become President of the Advisory Council.”
Currently, Dr. R?sler is a Global Supervisory Board member in several multinational corporations, foundations and start-ups e.g. Siemens Healthineers, Fortum, Numbrs, Bertelsmann Foundation, and the Jacobs University, Bremen.
Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City is an award-winning, pioneering, premium international Grade A+ office tower
strategically located on the corner of Le Duan Boulevard and Le Van Huu Street in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City. The
25-storey building consists of approximately 40,000 sqm GFA of prime office real estate. The building is a symbol of
the strategic partnership and friendship between Vietnam and Germany. As the gateway to Vietnam and ASEAN, the
building is home to the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ho Chi Minh City, making it the
destination for German and European companies.